Supplier News: Week of Sept. 21

AS29 Introduces E-Commerce Website

In an effort to embrace direct-to-consumer sales, established wholesale jewelry brand AS29 has unveiled a newly-designed e-commerce website,

The new website, built with streamlined features, modern design, and user-friendly functionality, offers the brand’s heirloom-inspired product range of gold and diamond fine jewelry.

“We are thrilled to debut our brand-new website,” said AS29 creative director Audrey Savransky in a statement. “Sip a rosé, listen to our exclusively curated Spotify playlist on site, and splurge into building your wardrobe assets!”

In addition to its new e-commerce site, AS29 is available at retailers such as Farfetch, Moda Operandi, Swoonery, 1stDibs, and more. To see the new site, visit

Umicore Precious Metals Appoints New Sales and Marketing Director

Umicore Precious Metals USA has announced its appointment of Linda Coutu as its new director of sales and marketing.

Coutu brings over 20 years of precious metal experience to the position, having formerly worked for Leach & Garner and Colibri in a variety of roles including product manager, marketing director, and sales manager.

“We are excited to add Linda to our team,” said Umicore senior national sales manager Jean Poole in a statement. “Her reputation and integrity are a great fit for our organization.”

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Top: Baguette triangle 5-row earrings in white gold with 3.23 cts. t.w. diamonds, $11,180; AS29

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